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Prep report: Northwestern baseball rolls past Cumberland

Both Solon Springs teams clinched conference championships on Tuesday.

Northwestern’s Luke Sedin (4) smiles as his teammates wait for him at home plate
Northwestern’s Luke Sedin (4) smiles as his teammates wait for him at home plate after he hit a two-run home run in the first inning of the Tigers' game with Cumberland in Iron River on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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Luke Sedin recorded three hits, including a double and a two-run home run as Northwestern rolled past Cumberland 14-8 in Heart O'North baseball on Tuesday, May 18.

Tyler Nelson was the winning pitcher and had a pair of hits. Kole Paulsen doubled, tripled and scored twice, and Trevor Elias had a pair of hits and scored twice.

Northwestern’s Trevor Eliason (11) beats the throw to third base
Northwestern’s Trevor Eliason (11) beats the throw to third base as Cumberland’s Nathan Schmidt (5) stops the ball in the third inning of the game in Iron River on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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Northwood/Solon Springs 16, Prairie Farm 1

N/SS clinched the Lakeland-East conference title behind a one-hitter from pitcher Zoey Vaara, who also went 2-for-3 and drove in four runs. Annika Patrick had a pair of hits and an RBI.

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BASEBALL

Superior 4, Hermantown 0

Robert Olson threw a five-hit shutout for the Spartans, striking out seven. Nathan Maki had a pair of hits and an RBI for Superior.

Northwood/Solon Springs 4, Prairie Farm 0

Abe Ahlberg threw his second no-hitter of the year, and the team's fifth of the year, and struck out 15. He homered for the fourth time in five games.

Northwestern’s Tyler Nelson (7) looks over his shoulder as he delivers a pitch
Northwestern’s Tyler Nelson (7) looks over his shoulder as he delivers a pitch in the second inning of the Tigers game with Cumberland in Iron River on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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Northwestern’s Cole Lahti (22) fields a ball at second base
Northwestern’s Cole Lahti (22) fields a ball at second base in the first inning of the Tigers game with Cumberland in Iron River on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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Northwestern’s Kole Paulson (14) kicks up dirt as he slides safely into third base
Northwestern’s Kole Paulson (14) kicks up dirt as he slides safely into third base in the third inning of the Tigers game with Cumberland in Iron River on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
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